November 2018

The Museum of Carpet - three workshops for adults coming in 2019!

Coming in 2019 (March, August and December) will be three workshops to the wonderful Museum of Carpet in Kidderminster! Kidderminster is a place close to my heart, as is the museum too as my degree work is in their archives and available for students to use to research and be inspired by! I trained at Kidderminster Collage/Wolverhampton University on the Carpet and Related Textiles degree course and went on to win the New Designer of the Year for Flooring many moons ago when I graduated in 1990! So to run these workshops will be extra special.

Watch this space for dates!

October 2018

Easton Walled Gardens paper cutting workshop for adults in 2019

Lovely news to tell you - that I will be doing an adult paper cutting workshop at the very wonderful Easton Walled Gardens near Grantham on 1st May 2019. It will be a whole day of paper cutting loveliness - chattering and creativity to make you own beautiful cut paper collage inspired by the beautiful gardens at Easton.

For more info and to book - click HERE

October 2018

My work now available from the National Centre for Craft and Design shop in Sleaford....

I am very pleased to announce that my smaller affordable one off tree collages and my greetings cards are now available from the National Centre for Craft and Design in Sleaford! I will soon be starting a gallery of these smaller pieces on this website. They are all hand cut, each unique and hand painted - little celebrations of the wormderful trees around us.

30 Sept 2018

Paper Poppies etc - adults workshop at Norfolk Creative Arts LTD

I had a wonderful first time delivering a creative workshop for adults at Norfolk Creative Arts Ltd near Kings Lynn at the end of September. It was an all day workshop so wonderful to have the time to really teach the techniques of paper cutting and layered reverse collage and have time to use this learning towards other, more personally designed pieces. It's a fabulous place. Light airy classroom to work in with loads of space to spread out and Hans Rahn laid on a delicious meal and wonderful cakes/cookies through the day. The dining room has these wonderful large wooden tables, beautifully laid out with grey and cream plates and napkins and we ate a delicious veggie lasagne and chattered away. It felt a wonderfully creative and social day.

20 Aug 2018

Vanessa Stone greetings cards now on sale at Blackwells in Oxford!

Amazing news! My greetings cards are now being stocked at Blackwell's Bookshop in Oxford! I am so pleased.... and it certainly means I will be doing work based on Oxford in the very near future!

28 July 2018

I have moved!

The really big news is that I have moved to the beautiful village of Bottesford in the Vale of Belvoir!

I moved to Letchworth Garden City back in 1992 and then just over the border into Arlesey for the last three years so it really is a big move and exciting times! A whole new chapter is about to start. I'll be nearer family and children at university and looking forward hugely to all the wonderful places on my doorstep to discover! I will be able to do more workshops in a wider area now too. I will still be making pieces based on my love of Cambridge and Letchworth so watch this space for upcoming new work......

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June 2018

New eco unpackaged greetings card range!!

I have started to publish a new range of greetings cards - Vanessa Stone Unwrapped - greetings cards printed in water based inks onto recycled card. These cards are printed on 180gsm card and supplied without any plastic packaging. The cards measure 105mm x 148mm (4.13” x 5.83”) and are supplied with a matching recycled paper envelope. Have a look at the cards HERE!


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May 2018

New Hitchin Lavender bags and Greetings cards!

I am excited to announce that Hitchin Lavender are now selling exclusive calico bags and greetings cards featuring the beautiful lavender fields! The bags are priced at £9.99 and a really lovely way to remember your day at Hitchin Lavender. Each bag is hand printed in Bedfordshire on 100% calico.


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May 2018

Upcoming Workshop at Hitchin Lavender - June 22th 7.00 - 9.30pm

Coming up on Friday June 22nd is a PAPER FLOWER workshop from 7- 9.30pm. Tickets are £22.50 per person and include a glass of Prosecco and lovely nibbles too! Click HERE for more info and to book. Email me on: vanessastoneinfo@gmail.com or ring me on 07981 503383 if you wish to pay by cheque or BACS.


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May 2018

Heffers Bookshop in Cambridge now stocking Vanessa Stone greetings cards.......

Very excited to announce that Heffers Bookshop in Cambridge are now stocking Vanessa Stone greetings cards! So very chuffed and excited to see them there on sale! I am starting develop some images for new Cambridge ones too!